On the 14th July 2021, the IIS platform, Design-Led X (DLX) held The 7th DLX Forum "Beyond STEAM: Design-Led STEAM Education". This online event was held as part of Design Symposium 2021.
The theme of the forum was "Beyond STEAM" and how design could take a leading role in STEAM education was discussed. In the first section of the forum, President of UTokyo Prof. Fujii, gave a special lecture. Then, Mr. Nakamura and Ms. Asahi from Tata Consultancy Services Japan (TCSJ) gave talks representing corporate members of DLX. In the second part, Prof. Pennington and members of the DLX Design Lab presented their recent projects. Finally, Prof.Murakami from the UTokyo School of Engineering gave a presentation, and he then joined a panel discussion led by Prof. Yamanaka with Prof. Toya from DLX, and Ms. Asahi from TCSJ.
The forum was a success and attracted about 300 attendees.
UTokyo-IIS Bulletin Vol. 8 is now available